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Michelmores Property Awards Nominations 2015

2014 was Grainge Architects most successful year ever in terms of commissions & successfully completed projects. Therefore it comes as no surprise to us that we have been shortlisted in multiple categories in this years Michelmores Property Awards. The buildings that … Continue reading

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Re-ordering a Catholic Church

Obtaining permission (Ecclesiastical Exemption) to carry out works to a Listed Ecclesiastical Building is complex. The proposed re-ordering works at the church of Our Lady and St Patrick, All Saints Parish, Teignmouth involved a lengthy negotiation, design & construction period … Continue reading

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Master Planning New Housing Developments

The South West is experiencing a strong surge in demand in terms of new housing. Many sites which have previously been identified through the planning process and Local Plan are now being brought forward by developers and landowners, signifying an … Continue reading

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Bideford Marina and Waterside Development at Brunswick Wharf

A recent public presentation at the Royal Hotel, opposite East-the-Water wharves by developer Simon Maunder of Oceanside Developments, and Grainge Architects proved a great success. The event was a great opportunity for the local residents and interested parties to fully … Continue reading

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More to Bats than just Bat Surveys & Bat Boxes…..

Commencing a new development can be complicated enough without the additional consideration of what might be lurking in roofspaces and voids within an existing building. Bats are a common lodger of many existing buildings, probably more so than many people … Continue reading

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Waterside and Marina, Redevelopment at East-The-Water Wharves, Bideford.

Grainge Architects are pleased to be working with Oceanside Developments on the redevelopment of East-The-Water Wharves,  Bideford. Oceanside have been confirmed by Torridge District Council as the developers for this exciting riverside project in Bideford. The scheme will provide waterside … Continue reading

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Porthcressa Beach Regeneration – Opening Ceremony

Completion of the Porthcressa Beach Front Regeneration was recently celebrated on the Isles of Scilly and captured for posterity by “Scilly Today”. Grainge Architects worked closely with Kier Western to deliver the scheme and are we are justifiably proud of … Continue reading

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New Houses for St Leonards in Exeter.

Architect designed homes to replace existing bungalows Grainge Architects’ scheme for two new properties in St Leonards, Exeter was granted planning approval on Monday evening. Each of these highly sustainable and contemporary properties replaces an existing low-grade single storey bungalow. … Continue reading

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Barn Conversions

Undertaking a barn conversion or significant restoration can be a daunting task. Some barns are more readily converted into homes or other modern uses than others. Traditional barns in Devon usually follow type-patterns and are often characterised by an uncluttered … Continue reading

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Dry house – 10 years on…..

Re-visiting an old completed building. Grainge architects have always maintained strong relationships with their clients and often these relationships are long lasting. As architects it is always great to be able to re-visit your designs as they age, and working … Continue reading

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